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Jell-O haiku contest: Invasion of gelatinous gems from readers

The point of Tribune’s 6-year-old contest? Don’t take the wiggly stuff too seriously.

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Static, shuddering

clear collagen cube, with grapes,

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Yes... there’s always room.

— Todd Seymour

Limes frozen in time,

cherries suspended in sludge —

fruit apocalypse

— Krista Clement

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Secondary Honorable Mentions

These old bones gone by

Sea Biscuit is dead for this?!

Why oh why Jell-O

— Caleb Lopes

Your deliciousness

The cause of your own demise

Be careful jello

— Silken Lee

Elementary Honorable Mentions

Corrupting but fine

Jell-O is like politics

Yet never perfect

— Louisa Keating

Jell-O explosion

Jell-O up and down the walls

making mommy mad.

— Sarah Morgan

Jell-O hurricane

Splattering on my window

Jell-O day, no school!

— Samantha Macuga

Swaying back and forth

Jell-O is a bobble-head

It makes me crazy

— Max Mobley

Thanksgiving dinner

When we all come together

Please don’t have Jell-O

— Gavin Kraft

In the microwave

the Jell-O begins to melt

colors slowly blend

— Victoria Flinders

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